Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Services

Important Notice

WIC services will continue to be open and operate as normal during the government shutdown. Scheduled appointments will be kept and benefits will be issued.

Electronic Debit Cards

WIC has switched from checks to Electronic Benefit Cards!  All clients are now receiving debit cards instead of checks.

About WIC

WIC is a nutritional program for pregnant and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five who are determined to be at a nutritional risk and meet income guidelines.

WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women, new moms and kids under five healthy. To do this, WIC provides:

  • Personalized nutrition information and support
  • Benefits to buy healthy foods
  • Tips for eating well to improve health
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Referrals for services that can benefit the whole family
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Income Eligibility

WIC income eligibility guidelines (pdf) are:

  • $30,451 annually for a household of two
  • $38,443 annually for a household of three
  • $46,435 annually for a household of four
  • $54,427 annually for a household of five

We encourage you to take advantage of all that WIC has to offer. Call to apply.

We staff two full-time clinics:

  • Manhattan at the Family and Child Resource Center, 2101 Claflin Road, 785-776-4779 ext. 7661
  • Fort Riley at Irwin Army Community Center, 650 Huebner Road, 785-740-7019

WIC staff also conduct mobile WIC sites at the following locations:

All services are by appointment only. Call 785-776-4779 ext. 7661

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